Should You Tell All?

You may be so overjoyed at adopting a child that you want to tell everyone everything. But remember, your child's adoption story is theirs to tell, not yours.

Your child's adoption story is an important part of who they are
The thrill of finally receiving a referral may prompt parents to tell everything they know about their new child. But how much of your baby's adoption story should you tell? The answer is, very little. It's not your story; it's your child's. Small as he is at the moment, he has a right to his history. With that in mind, adoption professionals and experienced parents offer these tips for protecting your child's privacy. Even the very young deserve privacy. When ...

Think carefully before sharing your child’s story with others.


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